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Actor, Kenneth Okonkwo, declares intention to run for Governor of Enugu

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Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo, has declared his intention to run for Governor of Enugu State at the next general election.The 52-year-old actor. Naija News gathers .

the veteran actor who disclosed this on his official Instagram account today also revealed that he will be contesting on the platform of the All People’s Congress.

 

It’s time for Nollywood to produce an Executive to fulfill our Nollywood dreams

A post shared by Kenneth Okonkwo (@realkennethokonkwo) on Mar 4, 2018 at 1:25pm PST

I just declared my intention to contest for the Governorship candidate of APC in Enugu State. It was heart warming to receive the blessings of the immediate past Governor of Enugu State, His
Excellency, Gov Sullivan Chime. To God be the glory,” he wrote.

Speaking on the motivation behind his political ambition, the actor who ho started his acting career in 1991 said,

It’s time for Nollywood to produce an Executive to fulfill our Nollywood dreams. The entire APC structure attended the declaration. God is awesome.” He also said the immediate past governor of the State, Sullivan Chime, has endorsed his bid.

If Kenneth wins the election, he will join fellow actor, Desmond Elliot, who is currently a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and  Yul Edochie, who  lost the gubernatorial seat in Anambra State.

 


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